Wednesday, July 23, 2014

shop preview: California dressing and a sale

We're smack in the middle of summer here in the northern hemisphere, so what better time for a shop update full of white and cream cottons and linens, and dotted with bright color?  Toss in a couple nautical prints and several dresses from California designers and you've got this week's shop preview.

All items arrive in the shop starting tomorrow...and psst...  The shop is currently on sale--everything is 25% off now until midnight EST on July 28.

1960s flower embroidered linen dress by Hayette New York.

1960s yellow floral print button-back blouse, by Laura Mae Life Blouse.

1960s nautical knots novelty print shift dress by Whimsicals.

Embroidered Edwardian tea dress.

1950s tropical flower print full skirt.

1950s red and orange ocean print cotton dress/beach cover-up by Winifred Dick Waikiki.

1970s Keep on Klompin t-shirt.

1960s crazy daisy print shift dress.

1960s or 1970s handmade patchwork halter dress, made from pieces of Lilly Pulitzer fabric.

1950s red cotton dress with rick rack trim and bow at waist.

1950s floral print blouse by Bradley.

1970s silky black tiered dress by Max and Lulu California.

1950s floaty embroidered white dress by Nat Kaplan.

1980s floral print cardigan by Darlyn Designs California.

1950s dark floral voile dress with ruched shoulders by Kathi Originals.

1960s floral print piqué cotton sundress by Fred Rothschild California.

1960s lace blouse with pink satin bow at hip.

1950s sky blue linen dress with big shell button detail, by Ivan Frederics of California.


Thursday, July 17, 2014

shop preview: blue foxgloves, autumn roses, cornflower polka dots, and an emerald dream dress

This week's shop preview has:  an emerald green dress that evokes India, a butterfly blouse, black lace, white crochet from early in the 20th century, a full circle rose print skirt with the best color scheme, and much more.  Items start arriving in the shop today! 

1950s Blue Foxgloves print dress with interesting belt detail, by R&K Originals.

1950s Autumn Rose print full circle skirt by Sid Harris.

1950s Coromandel emerald green one shoulder dress with woven silver trim.

1950s butterfly print cotton blouse by Lady Palmland Miami.

1950s black lace sleeveless dress by Aldens.

1950s cornflower blue polka dot day dress with scalloped button placket, Penney's Brentwood Frocks.

1910s-1920s crochet chemise/camisole.

1960s geometric patchwork cotton sundress by Betty Barclay.

1970s orange floral print India cotton top.

1950s blue and white embroidered dress with bow on the back.

1950s print cotton blouse with layered collar.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

shop accessories preview: 70s wedge sandals, a Lucite box purse and a beaded bug bag

A shop preview of just shoes and bags--including one matching set of shoes with bag!  All items will start arriving in the shop tomorrow.

1970s platform wedge sandals made in Italy by Grandeur.

Brown leather Victorian/Edwardian era lace up boots.

1960s colorful floral embroidered purse and shoe set (shoes are Serenades by Florsheim; bag is by Mar-Shel).

1970s floral tooled leather shoulder bag.

1930s Czech beaded insect motif bag.

Deadstock 1982 Maruschka gas station/ice cream sundae (!) print canvas tote bag.

1950s woven aluminum and Lucite box purse by Majestic.


Thursday, July 10, 2014

shop preview: ocean and boardwalk prints, candy-colored polka dots, and bird motif culottes

The shop is definitely celebrating summer right now.  Colorful candy-confetti prints, ocean and boardwalk scene dresses, cool linens and cottons, and bird pattern culottes are all coming to the shop, starting today!

1950s Bouton d'Or embroidered chiffon and taffeta party dress.

1950s bandanna print sleeveless blouse.

1960s Flores Fantásticas shift dress, Rhapsody by Glazier.

1970s Boardwalk print dress.

1950s confetti polka dot print full skirt.

1960s bird and flower print trapeze/tent dress.

1970s Malia ocean print sundress.

1960s dahlia print blouse by Shapely Classic.

1960s floral print dress with Peter Pan collar and tie belt.

1960s blue butterflies and strawberries print blouse.

1950s pink linen Meandros dress by Tabak of California.

1950s Wallpaper Bouquet print full skirt with belt.

1960s Lilly Pulitzer white damask cotton shift dress with lace trim.

1950s bamboo green lattice print dress.

Turquoise floral print India cotton blouse.

1960s sundress with cotton piqué and rick rack bodice and floral print skirt.

1950s gingham cotton dress by Molly Goldberg.

Woven indigo bird motif culottes or gaucho pants.

1960s pastel op art print crepe dress.



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